Washington DC Information
Washington D.C., is known for its landmarks such as the
Arlington National Cemetery,
Library of Congress,
Thomas Jefferson Memorial,
Washington Monument and
White House. We have tried to put together a condensed guide that will help you navigate the city, find the top attractions, sights, parks and landmarks without having to spend hours and hours reading a travel guide. We have provided links to many of the attractions official web sites so that you can always get the latest information on schedules.
Other places of interest include the
National Gallery of Art, the
Smithsonian Institution, the
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the
National Zoo. For recreational activities, try the Rock Creek Park which contains trails for walking and jogging, and regional parks offer tennis, walking, jogging, picnicking, horseback riding, and more.
Also available are almost 100 golf courses, several marinas and fishing on the Potomac and Chesapeake Bay. Washington D.C. stirs visitors with its broad avenues, imposing structures, inspiring monuments, splendid museums and sophisticated restaurants. Most of its cultural and historic attractions are in the northeast and northwest quadrants of the district, with other sites of interest such as the Arlington National Cemetery, in neighboring Virginia.
Our Transportation pages will help you get in and out of the city as well as get in and around town. Check out our neighborhood section to find out all about the different areas of Washington.
We have identified areas of the city and put together
Hotel Guides that make it easy to pick a hotel that is right for you. We have also tried to provide you with the best options for Booking your hotel.